Griffin is a recent graduate of Colby College, where he received his B.A. in Spanish language and literature with a minor in managerial economics. During his junior year, Griffin spent a semester abroad in Buenos Aires, where he studied advanced Spanish grammar and Argentinian literature. While at Colby, he was a student tutor in the Spanish Language and Literature department; a senior admissions fellow; and, a four-year varsity athlete on the men’s cross country, indoor track and outdoor track teams. Griffin had a distinguished career as a distance runner earning all-NESCAC and all-New England honors, and was a member of the first ever Colby men’s cross country team to qualify for the Division III NCAA Championships. At Taft, Griffin will be a Penn Teaching Fellow in Spanish; coach boys’ cross country, boys’ fourths basketball, and track; and will live on HDT 3.